Programme Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Job
Title:            
 Programme
Coordinator 
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Programme Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
Programme Coordinator will provide leadership and management of WVU programmes
(Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and grant projects) within a designated
district/s in the development of programme and project designs and plans,
capacity building and facilitate implementation of ADP and grant interventions
in a manner that empower communities, children and local institutions in the
ADP and Grant Project Area in line with WVU strategic direction, ministry
integration and performance standards
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Leadership and supervision of
teams and individual staff
  • Manage, supervise and build the capacity
    of programme staff (ADPs and grant projects) in quality programme
    development, management and implementation:
  • Management and coordination of
    programmes and staffing .
  • Capacity building of staff (trainings
    and coaching sessions of teams and individual staff in organization
    programming, performance management and implementation.
  • Team and individual staff performance
    management.
  • Coaching, mentoring and counseling
    sessions for all staff.
  • Guidance to program staff in planning
    and monitoring detailed implementation plans and activities.
  • Setting and managing staffing targets
    and priorities..
  • Scale up staff spiritual nurture.
  • Plan and effect reflection and learning
    events.
Operations planning and
implementation:
  • Coordinate, guide and facilitate
    operational planning and implementation of integrated development
    programmes and projects in the programme area:
  • Support the roll out of organizational
    strategic directions, guidelines, tools, models and frameworks
  • Develop ADP and grants designs, annual
    plans.
  • Lead the process of baselines,
    evaluations and planning.
  • Manage the translation of plans into
    operations and monitor their implementation.
  • Support and guide staff in developing of
    work plans.
  • Mentor staff in translating organization
    expectations into designs, plans and M&E processes.
  • Monitoring and supervise of timely and
    quality implementation of ADPs and grant project annual plans and targets.
  • Lead in identification and documenting
    of community needs and fundable ideas.
  • Develop small PNSF proposals for
    resource mobilization.
Programme monitoring and
reporting:
  • Facilitate effective monitoring,
    evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with agreed organisational
    targets and standards:
  • Establishment of functioning programme
    level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E
    database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated
    M&E database as per agreed schedule.
  • Manage ADP and grant projects
    information and documentation processes, and ensure effective
    communication of the program/project results.
  • Provide monthly reports (progress
    against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of
    program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as
    per agreed schedule.
  • Prepare semi-annual and annual reports
    of program and grants activities (progress against delivery of outputs and
    achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Support Office/donors and to National
    Office as per agreed schedule.
  • Ensure appropriate filing and
    availability of documentation required for internal and external
    communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Supervise on-going program assessments,
    evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing
    the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Lead in sharing of M&E findings at
    district level through district level meetings and forums.
  • Quality and timely delivery of
    assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
  • Quality and timely bi-annual and annual
    reports.
Programme monitoring and
reporting:
  • Facilitate effective monitoring,
    evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with agreed organisational
    targets and standards:
  • Establishment of functioning programme
    level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E
    database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated
    M&E database as per agreed schedule.
  • Manage ADP and grant projects
    information and documentation processes, and ensure effective
    communication of the program/project results.
  • Prepare monthly reports (progress
    against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of
    program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as
    per agreed schedule.
  • Prepare semi-annual and annual reports
    of program and grants activities (progress against delivery of outputs and
    achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Support Office/donors and to National
    Office as per agreed schedule.
  • Ensure appropriate filing and
    availability of documentation required for internal and external
    communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Supervise on-going program assessments,
    evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing
    the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Lead in sharing of M&E findings at
    district level through district level meetings and forums.
  • Quality and timely delivery of
    assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
  • Quality and timely bi-annual and annual
    reports.
Partnering and Collaborations
  • Build, maintain and effectively manage
    strategic partnerships and collaborations at the programme level:
  • Effective representation and
    participation of the WVU programmes in relevant District committees such
    as District Technical Planning Committee.
  • WVU programme staff are represented and
    participates actively in the different relevant events organized by
    partners and stakeholders including district celebrations and events like
    farmers day, World AIDS day and others.
  • Facilitate staff capacity enhancement on
    aspects of partnering, collaboration and networking.
  • Facilitate effective management of
    sub-granting to the different implementing partners.
  • Facilitate periodic mapping and updating
    of the partners database at the programme level.
  • Ensure partner review and reflection
    events are held on a periodic basis.
Advocacy, Networking and
influencing
  • Guide and spearhead District level
    advocacy and justice for children in areas of children’s wellbeing, rights
    and protection.
  • Identify and guide local level advocacy
    engagements.
  • Build strategic networks, coalitions and
    alliances on key advocacy issues.
  • Develop a database of strategic networks
    and partnerships for advocacy.
  • Advocacy and justice for children integrated
    in programme and project operations and plans.
  • Link local level advocacy engagements
    with national policy processes.
  • Develop strategies for collaborations
    within the district.
  • Document lessons and learning’s from
    advocacy engagements
Sponsorship Management
  • Effective management of child
    sponsorship operations and performance
  • Lead in sharing, understanding and
    adherence to standards.
  • Management of SOIs in line with
    sponsorship standards.
  • Implementation of child Monitoring in
    line with monitoring standards.
  • Ensure that sponsorship business
    processes are operational in the programme
  • Oversight support to programmes on use
    of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based programming.
  • Guide and support the development
    programme level business processes.
  • Monitor and oversight support in
    management of sponsorship performance in compliance with partnership
    standards.
Child Protection:
  • Ensure compliance to child protection
    policy in all programmes (background checks, protocols, audit
    recommendations, child protection in sponsorship etc)
  • Support and lobby the Local Government
    to ensure functionality of child protection structures and systems at all
    levels (formal and informal)
  • Facilitate specialists to support in
    mainstreaming and integration of child protection into all programmes
  • Facilitate children to participate in
    all programme processes and interventions
  • Support staff and community structures
    in ensuring appropriate allegation and case management geared towards
    justice for children
  • Support staff and specialists to
    document, publish and share learnings regarding child protection
  • Support staff to conduct research and
    engage in advocacy against child rights violations
  • Ensure capacity building for staff and
    stakeholders for effective child protection programming
Financial/ Budgeting and
Assets Management
  • Budgeting – Annual planning and
    budgeting for all programmes and projects in line with planning and
    budgeting guidelines and timelines
  • Budget management – Programme and
    project budget expenditure are within the planned time frame and approved
    budgets.
  • Monitor and manage over or under
    spending in a timely manner in line with standards.
  • Financial management – Financial
    management and accountability in line with policy guidelines.
  • Risk management – Monitor and address or
    report any risks to management.
  • Asset management – manage assets in the
    programmes in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Programme Coordinator job opportunity should hold a university degree in
    development studies or related field.
  • Five years’ experience in community
    development.
  • Must have good analytical and problem
    solving skills.
  • Excellent command of the English
    language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of financial and human
    resource management.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 6th May 2018
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